Marital Status and the Census
37% of the population defined themselves as single1, signfiicantly higher than regional and national levels, this is likely to relate to the notable student population in the area. 309 residents were in a same-sex civil partnership.
Since 20012, there has been a 10% reduction (6,700) in the number of married people and an 11% (1,357) increase in the number of divorcees.
|B&NES||B&NES||South West||England & Wales|
|Single (never married or never registered a same-sex civil partnership)||54597||37.3||31.1||34.6|
|In a registered same-sex civil partnership||309||0.2||0.2||0.2|
|Separated (but still legally married or still legally in a same-sex civil partnership)||2663||1.8||2.3||2.6|
|Divorced or formerly in a same-sex civil partnership which is now legally dissolved||12057||8.2||9.8||9|
|Widowed or surviving partner from a same-sex civil partnership||9852||6.7||7.5||7|
Table 1 - Civil Partnership Status - Census 2011 (c) Crown Copyright 2012. 3
- 1. Adapted from: ONS (2012), KS103 - Marital and Civil Partnership Status and Bath and North East Somerset Council (2013) Census Theme Summary: Equalities http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/your-council-and-democracy/local-research-and-statistics/research-library/36266
- 2. ONS (2004) Martial Status, 2001 (UV07) http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=3&b=6275017&c=Bath+and+North+East+Somerset&d=13&e=16&g=6387783&i=1001x1003x1032x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1390902582123&enc=1&dsFamilyId=83 (Accessed 28/01/14), Local Analysis
- 3. Adapted from: ONS (2012), KS103 - Marital and Civil Partnership Status and Bath and North East Somerset Council (2013) Census Theme Summary: Equalities http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/your-council-and-democracy/local-research-and-statistics/research-library/36266